Tongs for Nothing


Torture device? Or beginner's blacksmithing project?

My client had no idea where these tongs came from, much less what they were meant to be used for. They were discovered in a kitchen drawer in Newton, MA, and have since been passed along to the Vietnam Vets, who hopefully will know what to do with them.

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Jen Hunter is a professional organizer and loves finding weird stuff.
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2 Responses to Tongs for Nothing

  1. Jennie Walsh says:

    These look just like glassblowing jacks. They are used to squeeze down necks of vases or to make lips on just about anything. Most commonly used tool after a blow pipe…

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